Instructions: Medical error reporting – policy and procedures
A new, free-standing hospital has been built in Saudi Arabia and will be opening in the coming year. The hospital’s leadership is well aware of the high rate of medical errors that occur in hospitals throughout the Kingdom and is eager to put proactive plans in place prior to opening.
As part of these efforts, you have been tasked with writing the organization’s policy and procedures on reporting medical errors. Your document should be thorough but succinct. It must include the following elements:
Answer: All medications offered to patients should have a proper prescription, dispensation and administration…….